2016/05/27

Astro Boy

Astro Boy, known its original name Mighty Atom is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka. This manga was the first popular animated Japanese television series in the 1960s.

Astro Boy is set in a futuristic world where Robots co-exist with humans. Astro Boy (Mighty Atom) fight crime, evil, and injustice using 100K horsepower strength and another science powers.


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*Japanese
*Chinese
*List of Japanese subculture

2016/05/23

Samurai Champloo


Samurai Champloo is a 2004 Japanese anime series developed by Manglobe featuring director Shinichirō Watanabe who created Cowboy Bebop. Samurai Champloo has many similarities to Cowboy Bebop. Both series mix some genres, and utilize contemporary music.

The story is set in middle Edo period. It follows Mugen, a freedom-loving vagrant swordsman from Ryukyu Islands; Jin, a great swordsman and stoic rōnin; and Fuu, a brave girl who asks them to accompany her in her quest across Japan to find the “samurai who smells of sunflowers”.


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*Japanese
*Chinese
*List of Japanese subculture

2016/05/22

Cowboy Bebop


Cowboy Bebop is a 1998 anime television series animated by Sunrise featuring director Shinichirō Watanabe. It became a commercial success both in Japanese and international markets, garnered several major anime and SF awards, and received praise for characters, story and soundtrack.

In 2071, humanity has colonized most of the rocky planets and moons of the Solar System. The series protagonists Spike Spiegel, Jet Black, Faye Valentine and Edward Wong are bounty hunters (also referred to as “Cowboys”) working from the spaceship Bebop. They chase criminals and bring them in alive in return for a reward.


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*Japanese
*Chinese
*List of Japanese subculture

2016/05/08

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is held on the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers.

In Japan, children give own mother carnations and a gift on this day.


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*Japanese
*Chinese
*List of Japanese culture

2016/05/02

Terra Formars


Terra Formars is a Japanese manga series written by Yū Sasuga and illustrated by Kenichi Tachibana. In an attempt to colonize Mars and terraforming the planet, cockroaches ware sent by scientists in 21st century.

Five hundred years later, Mars cockroaches have mutated giant humanoid “Terraformars”. The genetically modified humans are sent to Mars to exterminate the mutated roaches.


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*Japanese
*Chinese
*List of Japanese subculture